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Defeat on final day- but Southampton stay in the top flight

Fans on the pitch after the final whistle Credit: PA

Southampton fans are celebrating securing Premier League status this afternoon, after a nail-biting end to the season.

Despite the injury time loss at home to champions Manchester City, results elsewhere meant Saints survived the drop.

The sell-out crowd knew before kick-off that only a highly unlikely 10-goal swing in goal difference could send them down.

Fans were clearly relieved at the final whistle:

Elsewhere Bournemouth won 2-1 away at Burnley, while Brighton suffered a 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.

All three of the south's teams have secured another season in the top flight.